National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

339 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Get Directions
Phone: 301-447-6606
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Historic site dedicated to first American-born saint. Visitor Center, Museum and 12-minute film. Tours of Basilica with Saint’s tomb, two historic homes and peaceful grounds.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 102 reviews
November 22, 2016
I had no idea what wonderful Civil War history the Shrine has. I visited the museum, took a tour of the historic homes, and I also visited the basilica. I would recommend approximately 2 hours or...
November 4, 2016
Karen C
Inspiring. A beautiful place for reverance, reflection, prayer and comfort. Wonderful interesting history. Very tranquil. Worth visiting when in the Gettysburg area. Allow a couple of hours.
October 23, 2016
Stopped off for about an hour to tour the site, The Basilica is worth seeing, if you are into that. The grounds are well kept.I would recommend spending at least two hours if you go. The staff is...